Pandit Sant Ram Govt. College (PSR Govt. College) came into existence in January 2007. Earlier this college was known as GGDSD College, Baijnath and it was established in 1961 to fulfill the demand of the peoples of the region for imparting higher and quality education to the aspirants. After being taken over by the Govt. of Himachal, the college was rechristened as Pt. Sant Ram Government College, Baijnath.
The College is located on NH-20 at Baijnath town, 53km from district HQ Dharamsala and 16km from Palampur. It is perched on the left bank of Binwa river and offers a panoramic view of serene beauty of Binwa. The majestic splendor of snow clad Dhauladhar Range gives a boost to the creativity of the teachers and taught. The College offer Undergraduate courses in Humanities, Commerce and Science streams. With each passing day, the college is trying hard to add more gems in the arena of education. The upcoming professional courses- BCA and BBA, is one such endeavour in this direction. Besides this, the college will start Add-On courses in near future.
Historical Perspective - A Glimpse into History of Baijnath
Famous for ancient temple built in 804 Ad. Baijnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva Vaidyanath - "Lord of Physicians", its tall Shikhara, carved in stone, stands out in the background of snow-capped peaks of the Dhauldhar range. The Linga enshrined in its sanctum is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in the country. Every year during the Shivratri fair, thousands of devotees visit Baijnath to enjoy the colorful fair and festivities. It is a thirteenth century temple of Lord Shiva. The graceful proportion and intricate carvings of this shikhar style temple are worth appreciation. It is said that Ravana prayed to Lord Shiva here for the boon of immortality.
The college caters to the needs of youths of Baijnath region by offering them the opportunity to acquire higher education at their doorsteps.
The various undergraduate courses offered are: